Scott Kurnit Puts His Startup in the Company of Google and Facebook. Really?

Entrepreneur Scott Kurnit regularly places his 18-month-old, pre-revenue, “platform” startup AdKeeper in the same company as Facebook, Twitter, and Google, and people don’t spit out their coffee at the suggestion. It begs the question of whether Kurnit, 57, is a brilliant salesman, a visionary, or both. According to Kurnit, the technology behind New York-based Adkeeper […]

Scott Kurnit: If It Works, AdKeeper Will Be Printing Money

In 1996, Scott Kurnit founded the company that would become About.com and managed it into one of the most popular Internet startups in the U.S., before staging an IPO in the spring of 1999. More impressively, Kurnit sold the company to the publisher Primedia for $690 million in late 2000, as the dot.com bubble was […]

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